A rare collectible card autographed by American basketball player Michael Jordan was sold at Heritage auction for a record $ 1.44 million, TMZ Sports reported on February 6.
The card was issued in 1997 in the amount of 23 pieces. She has a “clear signature” and a fragment of Jordan’s jersey, in which the athlete played in the legendary 1992 National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star Game.
The buyer’s name was not disclosed.
The previous record for the cost of collectible cards with Michael Jordan was $ 915 thousand. and was installed a few months ago also at the Heritage auction.
In August last year, the athlete’s sneakers were sold for $ 615,000 at Christie’s.
This lot broke the record set when selling a pair of Jordan’s sneakers in May of the same year, when the basketball player’s shoes, in which he played his debut season, went under the hammer at Sotheby’s for $ 560,000.
Michael Jordan is a two-time Olympic champion (1984, 1992) and a six-time NBA champion with Chicago. He also played for Washington DC, where he retired in 2003.
Jordan has been named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player five times and has played in the All-Star Game 14 times. For his phenomenal jumping ability, Michael received the nicknames Air Jordan and His Air.